What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Councillors Slash Allowances

Councillors Slash Allowances

The South Burnett Regional Council has voted to take an axe to proposed new expense allowances, reducing them to their lowest level since 2012.

TRC Seeks Biosecurity Members

TRC Seeks Biosecurity Members

Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking nominations from community members who are interested in serving on Council’s Biosecurity Advisory Committee.

Otto Promises Price Review

Otto Promises Price Review

A Council decision to raise standpipe water prices from $4.10 to $10 per kilolitre will be reconsidered, South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto promised on Monday.

Special Person Wanted At Council

Special Person Wanted At Council

Cherbourg Council CEO Chatur Zala is looking for a special person to fill an important vacancy … and he really would like that special person to be already living in the South Burnett.

$19m Cherbourg Budget

$19m Cherbourg Budget

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council has handed down its 2020-21 Budget – a $19.92 million package which includes five new houses for the community.

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

A public meeting will be held in Kingaroy next month to discuss the options put forward as part of a $2 million study into the Burnett region’s future water needs.

Council Offers Incentives

Council Offers Incentives

South Burnett Regional Council will review its infrastructure charges after a neighbouring Council announced it will waive them for the next two years to attract new businesses.

Council To Sell Murgon House

Council To Sell Murgon House

A house at 41 Macalister Street in Murgon will be offered for sale as a removal house to help the South Burnett Regional Council avoid expensive maintenance costs.

Youth Committee Seeks Members

Youth Committee Seeks Members

Yarraman and Cooyar residents with a passion for working with young people have been invited to nominate for positions on Toowoomba Council’s Regional Youth Advisory Committee (RYAC).

MP Calls For Water Review

MP Calls For Water Review

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has called on the South Burnett Regional Council to reconsider a 150 per cent increase in standpipe water costs.

TRC Explores Cultural Burns

TRC Explores Cultural Burns

Bunya Peoples Aboriginal Corporation Rangers will be invited to attend hazard reduction burns carried out this year by the Toowoomba Regional Council.

Cupboard Is Bare: GRC Mayor

Cupboard Is Bare: GRC Mayor

Gympie Council’s financial position is so bad it will need to borrow as much as $12 million just to cover wages and routine expenses for the coming quarter.

TRC Water Discount Ends

TRC Water Discount Ends

Toowoomba Regional Council’s discount extension for the current water rates notice will end on Tuesday (June 23).

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Durong will get a 24-hour fuel cell more than a year after the SBRC first began seeking public feedback on the idea

RADAC Seeks Nominations

RADAC Seeks Nominations

Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking nominations to fill 13 positions for the new term of the Regional Access and Disability Advisory Committee (RADAC).